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Rasnake, Virginia 


Named after Johann Ruehrschneck





I just now found the two new pages you made for me for Johann Ruehrschneck, one under the cemetery section and one under the reunion section. They're beautiful! Thanks a million.

Also, I just noticed a section for towns and places named after Hessians. Well, there is a town in Virginia named "Rasnake", I'm attaching a map of its location. And also there was a "Rasnake" post office in Virginia (closed now) and I'm sending you an attachment with that info, and also a picture of a cancelled stamp from there. And of course there were several Rasnake and Rasnick schools, and a place called "Rasnic Holler". Rasnick-Rasnake-Rasnic are all variations in the spelling of the Hessian soldier Johann Ruehrschneck's anglicized name, which was Jacob Rasnick. 

Contributed by: 
Marie Rasnick Fetzer, for more information contact her via the mailing list.






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The Bayreuther Zeitung Newspaper
No. 58, 23 March, 1802.

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